1. Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas Books Jane's Addiction, Avett Brothers, Steve Winwood

    January 28, 2014 3:25 PM EST Brooklyn Bowl has announced the music calendar for its Las Vegas venue, which opens March 8. The bowling alley/rock club’s initial schedule includes shows by Jane’s Addiction, Primus, Cake, Phil & Friends, the Avett Brothers and Steve Winwood. Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas will be the third…

  2. Jazz Fest 2014 Lineup: Bruce Springsteen, Arcade Fire, Christina Aguilera Head to New Orleans

    January 14, 2014 1:58 PM EST The lineup for this year's New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is out, with Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Christina Aguilera, Phish and Arcade Fire among the major artists tapped to mark the event's 45th anniversary over two weekends this spring. Jazz…

  3. Afrojack Plans to Perform in Outer Space

    September 03, 2013 4:15 PM EDT The DJ superstar wants to train for space travel, where he hopes to perform a DJ set. Like Lance Bass before him, Dutch DJ Afrojack wants to join the ranks of non-astronaut musical acts that voyage into the final frontier. In a press release this morning, the “Take Over Control” producer,…

  4. Justin Bieber Signs Up for Space Trip

    June 06, 2013 5:10 PM EDT Justin Bieber has traveled "All Around the World" for his music, but he's ready to take it to the next level. The singer will travel to space with Virgin Galactic, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson announced Wednesday (June 5). Bieber and his agent, Scooter Braun, will…

  5. Tom Petty, Kings of Leon to Lead Hangout Fest

    February 13, 2013 9:40 AM EST The five-stage event will include the Roots, the Trey Anastasio Band, Public Enemy and more Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and Kings of Leon will headline this year's Hangout Music Fest, with a third headliner to be named for the May 17-19 event on the Gulf of Mexico in Gulf Shores,…

  6. Sarah Brightman to be First Singer in Space

    October 10, 2012 8:49 PM EDT Sarah Brightman is heading into orbit. The British singer, known for Broadway stardom in "The Phantom of the Opera" and her extensive solo career, will rocket to greater hits when she joins a mission to the International Space Station. Joining the crew of a Soyuz rocket with…

  7. Grace Potter On Playing To Country Crowds: 'I Love The Horrified Looks'

    August 09, 2012 6:20 PM EDT Rock singer continues on Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw's Brothers on the Sun tour. Grace Potter says she's having a good time being a "Little Sister of the Sun" on Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw 's Brothers of the Sun stadium tour -- and a mischievous little sister, at…

  8. Santigold Finds Spirituality In 'Disparate Youth' Video

    March 01, 2012 4:40 PM EST In her latest video for "Disparate Youth," progressive hip-pop princess Santigold cruises the beautiful, breezy tropics and treks through the jungle in search for profundity within the natural world. With a dub reggae half-step tempo, shimmering synth leads, and soothing vocals, …

  9. Snoop Dogg's Top 10 Billboard Hits

    October 20, 2011 5:30 PM EDT The Doggfather is no longer the young pup he used to be: on Thursday (Oct. 20), Snoop Dogg turned 40 years old. Since the launch of his career in the early '90s,   5. "Holidae In" Chingy featuring Ludacris and Snoop Dogg Peak Position: No. 7 Peak Date: Nov. 8, 2003 St. Louis…

  10. Four-Play: Young Jeezy, Wynter Gordon, Theophilus London & Odd Future

    June 20, 2011 6:35 PM EDT Young Jeezy takes it to the court, T heophilus London channels Michael Jackson , Wynter Gordon enters galactic and Odd Future bashes Chris Brown . Check out four virals that deserve extra playtime starring Young Jeezy, Wynter Gordon, Theophilus London and Odd Future. Young Jeezy Teases "…

  11. Billboard Bits: Shania Twain Wedding Photos, Muse Hopes to Play Space

    January 03, 2011 6:49 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Shania Twain Releases Wedding Photos As previously reported , Shania Twain kicked off 2011 on a hugely positive note, marrying Swiss businessman Frédéric Thiébaud in a small sunset ceremony in Puerto Rico on New…

  12. My Morning Jacket, Ozzy, Muse, Weezer Headline Voodoo Experience 2010

    June 22, 2010 6:48 PM EDT M y Morning Jacket joins Ozzy Osbourne , Muse and Weezer as headliners of the Voodoo Experience 2010, this year's edition of the annual Halloween weekend festival in New Orleans. MGMT, Drake, Interpol, Hot Chip, Metric, Deadmau5 and dozens of other acts will play the 12th edition of the…

  13. New Orleans Jazz Fest / April 23-25 / Fairgrounds Racetrack

    April 27, 2010 6:00 PM EDT With three days of memorable performances by artists as varied as Simon and Garfunkel , Drake , My Morning Jacket , the Allman Brothers , and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band , the first weekend of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (April 23-25) demonstrated just why the yearly…

  14. Galactic, "Ya-Ka-May"

    March 12, 2010 3:19 PM EST For the second time in its eight-album career, New Orleans quintet Galactic recruits a host of Big Easy guest vocalists to shake up its standard instrumental-only mix of funk riffs and hip-hop beats on the group's latest release, "Ya-Ka-May." Galactic benefits from the…

  15. Pearl Jam, MMJ, Aretha Head To 2010 New Orleans Jazz Fest

    December 15, 2009 8:32 AM EST P earl Jam , Aretha Franklin and, making its first appearance since February 2009, My Morning Jacket , are among the acts set for the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, to take place the weekends of April 23-25 and April 29-30/May 1-2 at Fair Grounds Race Course. Other artists confirmed…

  16. Galactic Enlists New Orleans Legends For 'Ya-Ka-May'

    December 03, 2009 9:31 AM EST New Orleans' multi-tasking funk outfit Galactic is set to return on Feb. 9, 2010 with its sixth studio album, entitled "Ya-Ka-May." The 15 song set is the group's second for Anti- and features numerous collaborations, including New Orleans staples Irma Thomas , Allen…

  17. Timbaland featuring SoShy, "Morning After Dark"

    October 30, 2009 2:24 PM EDT Timbaland is nearing the release of the second installment in his "Shock Value" series, and from the sounds of the first single, "Morning After Dark," the producer is back in stride. Much like the material on his first set, the song heaves with massive sub-bass and weighty…

  18. Gustavo Cerati, "Fuerza Natural"

    October 09, 2009 3:30 PM EDT "I never felt so fine," Gustavo Cerati sings on the title track to his new album, "Fuerza Natural"-and then proves it with a set of intricately crafted and introspective folky melodies, psychedelic splashes and power pop. Cerati's storied past as frontman of the…

  19. Illfonics Hope Kid Cudi Production Sends Them Over The 'Moon'

    October 07, 2009 5:13 PM EDT Last month, producer Matt Friedman got his first taste of the upper tier of the Billboard 200 when Kid Cudi 's debut album, "Man on the Moon: The End of Day," for which he produced a track titled "Enter Galactic," entered at No. 4. Now, Friedman and partner Jedd…

  20. Kid Cudi, "Man on the Moon: The End of Day"

    September 11, 2009 3:29 PM EDT Kid Cudi 's debut album, "Man on the Moon: The End of Day," is anything but a traditional hip-hop recording. It's more along the lines of pop fare, with narration by labelmate Common . Cudi describes inner struggles on the song "Mr. Solo Dolo," and he follows up…

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